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Tag: State Election Commission

Delay in annual HSC exams most likely

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) has decided to reschedule the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations as the State Election Commission (SEC) has planned to conduct Panchayat elections in February next year. “The SEC had asked the Board to inform about the probable schedule for the annual HSC examinations. Usually the HSC examinations […]

Process for panchayat polls begins in 25 districts

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) has begun the process for the ensuing panchayat polls in 25 districts of Odisha. A meeting to this effect was convened by the SEC here today in which the Panchayat Extension Officers (PEOs) were present. Talking to media persons after the meeting, SEC secretary Rabindranath Sahu said the meeting […]

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Panchayat polls: Collectors asked to complete delimitation of wards, reservation by Aug 19

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the elections to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) scheduled in February next year, the Odisha government has asked all district collectors to complete the process of delimitation of wards and reservation of seats by August 19 next. In a letter to all district collectors, Deoranjan Kumar Singh, commissioner-cum-secretary, Panchayati Raj, has asked […]

Panchayat polls: SEC to send reminder to dept for ward, reservation data

Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) will write to the Panchayati Raj department again asking it to submit a report on the number of wards and data on reservation of seats for the panchayat elections to be held next year. According to sources, the SEC had asked the department to submit a detailed report in […]

SEC gears up for Panchayat elections in 2017

Bhubaneswar: Gearing up for the Panchayat Elections, which are almost a year away, the State Election Commission (SEC) has asked the Panchayatiraj department to reconstitute the Panchayats and submit a detailed list of panchayats after their reconstitution by May. After the reconstitution, the current number of 6336 panchayats is expected to rise by 700. “We […]

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Appeal of 9 Keonjhar ULB councilors: Next hearing on Feb 2

The State Election Commission (SEC) on Wednesday posted its next hearingon the alleged violation of anti-defection law by nine councilors of Keonjhar Municipality on February 2

9 Keonjhar BJD councillors urge SEC not to disqualify them

The nine Biju Janata Dal (BJD) councillors of Keonjhargarh Municipality, who had cast their vote against the chairperson during the no-trust motion on December 28 last year, on Monday urged the State Election Commission (SEC) not to disqualify them as councillors under the anti-defection law as per the amendment to Section 17 of the Odisha Municipal Act, 1950 (Odisha Municipal Laws (Second Amendment) Act, 2015

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Odisha gets 3.38 lakh young voters this year

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha bracing for general and Assembly elections, 3.38 lakh newly added names of young voters set to feature in the state electoral rolls before the polls, may turn out to be game changer for political parties. This figure of new electors in the 18-19 years age group, who will make their debut on […]

HC rejects OJM’s plea to contest BMC polls with Kite symbol

The Odisha Jana Morcha (OJM) on Wednesday received a major jolt after Orissa High Court set aside its petition praying to quash the State Election Commission order that prohibited the party to contest Bhubaneswar Municiapal Corporation polls with Kite symbol